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Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Association
excellence in accounting research, education, and practice, the
Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Association (APMAA) is a community of
and practitioners. Founded in 2004, we have a reputable history built on
leading-edge research and publications. The gender and geographic
diversity of our membership and board create a rich environment for
collaboration and innovation. We shape management accounting's future
through teaching, research, and a robust network, ensuring our
association a thought leader in the field.
The Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Association provides a platform for management accounting academics and practitioners in the Asia Pacific region to improve their contribution to global scholarship and the lives of the region's people. We accomplish this by fostering worldwide connections of communication, learning, and sharing of management accounting knowledge in education, research, and practice.
The Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Association will further create and disseminate professional knowledge through research at membersf universities and industries and become a premier international organization in management and accounting studies.
The association set the following objectives:
(Revised on January 5, 2021)
The Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Association (APMAA), established in 2004, is the leading association of scholars and specialists in management and accounting. The proposal to form the Asian Management Accounting Association was mooted at the Asian Management Forum, the first forum held on 3-4 November 2002 in Fukuoka, Japan. The founder members from countries of the Asia-Pacific region shared the same vision of advancing management and accounting research and practices with particular reference to the Asia-Pacific region.
When the second Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Forum was held on
24-25 November 2004 in Malaysia, the founder members recognized and
agreed unanimously that the time had arrived to officially establish the
Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Association with two primary
1. The objective of APMAA is to promote the advancement of management accounting theory and practices with particular reference to Asia-Pacific accounting issues.
2. For this purpose, APMAA shall undertake to organize forums and conferences, and the publication of the journal: Asia-Pacific Journal of Management Accounting (APMAJ).
Professor Dr. Akira Nishimura assumed the APMAA President
from the association's inception until 2009. On January 1, 2010, the
baton was passed to Professor Dr. Susumu Ueno. APMAA renewed its
governance structure on January 1, 2014, and Professor Dr. Susumu Ueno
assumed the newly created post, Chair of the Board of Directors. He has
been continuing the leading role in the association up
Future Conference Venues
The 2024 Annual Conference will be held at Vietnam National University-Hanoi (Accepted at the 2019 board meeting).
The 2023 Annual Conference
will be held at
Jiaotong University, China (Accepted
at the 2018 board meeting)
The 2022 (17th)Annual Conference will be held at Dhurakij Pundit University, Thailand (Accepted at the 2018 board meeting). The conference theme is "Management Accounting: Recent Themes and Directions for a Digital Future."
The 2021 (16th) Annual Conference is co-hosted by APMAA, and Universitas Trisakti/ Udayana University team in Indonesia. The conference was successfully held online from November 9 (Tuesday) to 11th (Thursday). The conference theme is "Management Accounting and Society: A Global Perspective."@
The 2020 Annual Conference being scheduled by the Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia team, was canceled in light of the uncertainty of developments regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 2019 (15th) Annual Conference, hosted by the Oatar University team led by Dr. Elgammal, Mohammed, was successfully held in Doha from November 2 (Saturday) to 5th (Tuesday). The conference theme is " Management Accounting and Finance in the 21st Century: Challenges and Perspectives."
(12th) Annual Conference hosted by Professor Dr. Chu,
Hsuan-Lien, National Taipei University, Taiwan was successfully held
The Sherwood Taipei
October 4th(Tuesday) to 7th(Friday).
The conference theme is "Opportunities and New Trends in Managerial Accounting."
The 2015 (11th) Annual Conference hosted by Professor Dr. Sekar Mayangsari, Trisakti University and Dr. Grahita Chandrarin, University of Merdeka Malang, Indonesia was successfully held from 26th to29th of October. The conference theme is "Management Accounting For Sustainable Development."
(7th) Annual Conference, hosted by Professor Dr. Ibrahim Kamal
Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia was successfully held from 16th to19th of
November, 2011. The conference theme is
"Management Accounting: A Value Creation Tool for Sustainability."
The 2009 (5th) Annual Forum hosted by Professor. Dr. Akira Nishimura was successfully held at the Center for Media Education and Study of Beppu University, Japan from the 31st October to the 2nd November 2009. More than 50 researchers and managers from nine countries attended the forum.
The 2008 Annual Forum being scheduled by Professor and Dr. Duangmanee Komaratat at Chulalongkorn University from 17 to 20 October 2008, was cancelled due to the political crisis in Thailand.
The 2007 (4th) Annual Forum was hosted by Professor Peng Shaobing, South-Western University of Finance and Economics in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China on 28-29 July 2007.
The 2006 (3rd) Annual Forum hosted by Professor. Dr. Akira Nishimura was held at Fukuoka Garden Palace in Fukuoka, Japan on March 30-31. The main theme of the Forum was gPresent and Future of Management Accounting.h
The 2004 (2nd) Annual Forum hosted by Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Kamal Abdul Rahman was held on 24-25, November 2004 at Universiti Teknologi MARA in Malaysia. It was unanimously decided that the time had arrived to establish the Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Association.
@The 2002 (1st) Annual Forum hosted by Professor. Dr. Akira Nishimura was held 3rd and 4th, November at International Exchange Plaza, Kyushu University in Fukuoka, Japan. Since that time, the participants from different countries have continued to share the same vision of advancing management accounting research and practices with particular reference to the Asia-Pacific region.
Contact: Susumu Ueno